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Reading is Hard – Regaining Focus

I thought I didn’t like reading, but I found I have a hard time focusing for long periods of time. Whenever I find myself sitting in one spot and truly focused on reading longer than thirty minutes, I impress myself. That doesn’t happen often. Here are a few things that have significantly increased my ability […]

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Audit Manager 2010 Released!

Just over one year ago, we released Security Auditing SP2. In the last few months of 2009, we were bug fixing and preparing a new product line to present at Microsoft Management Summit 2010. We were at a turning point for development and had a new direction to introduce a structured and formalized processes to […]

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Pablo’s Fiesta Fue Muy Interesante

I found out how close we really were from the IRS building that was hit by a plane. I was first surprised to find out that the hotel we stayed at was right across the street from it. The thing that surprised me most was the location of the event itself – just across the […]

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Ruby Update Part 1.

I’m walking myself through the Ruby Course, by Brian Schroder, and using SciTE as my temporary IDE. Here are a few things that made me scratch me head. Single and double quotation marks matter a lot: puts ‘#{multi_foo(2)}‘ #outputs just textputs “#{multi_foo(2)}“ #outputs results of function ‘multi_foo(2)’ Stacks and queues can be implemented two ways […]

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Learning Again.

Do you ever find yourself learning only what you need to learn for work? About a week ago, I found myself at the point where I’m not learning anything new. Don’t get me wrong though: I’m not tired of my job whatsoever. I just want to learn something outside C# and Object Oriented programming like […]